Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Nigeria between May 28-30, 2023

Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will be visiting Nigeria between May 28-30, 2023 to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the President-elect of the West African nation Mr Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

This will be the first-ever visit of an Indian Defence Minister to Nigeria.

The Defence Minister’s visit will be an important landmark in building the strong bonds of friendship between the two countries.

Considering the growing defence cooperation between India & Nigeria, senior officers of Ministry of Defence and top leadership of important Defence PSUs will accompany Shri Rajnath Singh.

They will hold meetings with the representatives from the Nigerian industry and the Armed Forces to identify the equipment and platforms, through which the Indian defence industry can support the country’s requirements.